Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment, (“Green Howards”), 2nd Battalion

2nd Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Guernsey and then moved to Southampton and then to Lyndhurst as part of the 21st Brigade of the 7th Division.
06.10.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Zeebrugge and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1914
The First Battle of Ypres (the Division suffered heavy losses in this battle and took the rest of the year to rebuild).
20.12.1915 Transferred to the 21st Brigade of the 30th Division;
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of the Transloy Ridges.
1917
The pursuit of the German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Pilkem Ridge.
11.05.1918 Transferred to the 32nd Brigade of the 11th Division and absorbed 21 Officers and 640 men of the 6th Battalion.
1918
The Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of the Drocourt-Quant Line, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Sambre.
11.11.1918 Ended the war at Goegnies Chausse north of Maubeuge, France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
9 , SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
35
BORN HULL 1886. SON OF THOMAS HENRY ABBA (1855-1920) & THE LATE ELIZABETH JOHNSON (1860-1908), AT THIS ADDRESS. SON OF A CABINET MAKER. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. HIS FAMILY ALSO LIVED 23 & 100 WITHAM & 47 COURTNEY STREET, HULL. HE WAS A SALESMAN AND COLLECTOR BEFORE THE WAR. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX 22536, EYR. HE TRANSFERRED TO TH […]
VERNON STREET, LEVEN, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN LEVEN, HULL 1894. SON OF WILLIAM ATKIN (1868-1954) AND HARRIET ANN WALLIS (1872-1959), VERNON STREET, LEVEN. LIVED LEVEN. A FARM LABOURER LIKE HIS FATHER AN BROTHERS. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY. SERVED WITH THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, 01/07/1916, AGED 22. BURIED AT MAMETZ. HIS ARMY EF […]
3 THORNE TERRACE, STRICKLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/03/1918
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1895. DRYPOOL. YOUNGEST SON OF CHARLES & SUSAN BROOKS ABOVE ADDRESS. OF STRICKLAND STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS). HE HAD A BROTHER, WILLIAM  & FIVE SISTERS. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED IN THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HAD BEEN ON ACTIVE SERVICE FOR 3.5 YEARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 27/03/1918, AGED 28. HIS SISTER LIVED AT 1 LORNE TE […]
33 , HAVELOCK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/04/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN BEVERLEY 07/03/1888. SON OF HENRY JOHN BROWN (1861-1930) & GERTRUDE EMILY MERRITT (1866-1947), AT 33 HAVELOCK STREET, HESSLE ROAD, HULL. A BUTCHER. HE WORKED FOR MR RILEY, AT CAMPBELL STREET, HULL. HE MARRIED MARY HARRISON IN 1915. HIS WIFE, MARY LIVED AT 24 CHURCH STREET, HULL AND 2 CRYSTAL VILLAS, VICTOR STREET, HULL. HE E […]
32 , BRIGHTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/11/1916
BORN HULL. ENLISTED HAMMERSMITH. LIVED IN HULL. EX 22456 EYR. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 19/11/1916.HIS ARMY PENSION WENT TO HIS SISTER - MRS AMELIA CATCHPOLE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM 19/11/1917. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON ST MATHEWS CHURCH ROH, BOULEVARD.
54 ST ANDREW STREET, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
18/10/1916
       
Aged
29
BORN LEVEN, HULL, 1888. SON OF HODGON BRYAN (1853-1900) AND SELINA DALE (1853-1908). EMPLOYED AS A GLUE BOLIER, AT RICHARD HODGSON & SONS LIMITED. HE HAD SERVED FOR 4 YEARS, AS PRIVATE, 4280, IN THE 5TH EYR, TERRITORIALS. HE MARRIED LUCY DENNIS, AT ST NICHOLAS CHURCH, ON VALENTINES DAY, 14/02/1914 .THEIR DAUGHTER LUCY WAS BORN ON 0 […]
2 STORRS PLACE, RAYWELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/10/1916
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1883. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF WILLIAM & BROTHER JOHN ABOVE - 1901 CENSUS. NB: PTE. JOHN ARTHUR CARVER, LABOUR CORPS - 12 PRINCESS STREET
2 WILBERT LANE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
18/10/1916
       
Aged
34
SON OF THOMAS ISAAC AND THE LATE MARIA CATTLE, 2 WILBERT TERRACE, WILBERT LANE, BEVERLEY. BORN BEVERLEY. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. KILLED IN ACTION. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE BEVERLEY'S WW1 MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
33 , NORTH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/09/1918
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1894.  ELDEST SON OF FREDERICK CAWKWELL & ANNIE SHARP, OF 33 NORTH STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS. EMPLOYED WITH HIS FATHER AS A DOMESTIC GROOM, AT LITTLE LANE, WELBOURN, LICOLNSHIRE (1911 CENSUS). ALSO LIVED AND WORKED AT BEDALE, YORKSHIRE. ENLISTED ALDERSHOT. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 2 […]
79 , FOUNTAIN ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/04/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF JOHN WOOD CHESTER & HARRIET ANN CHESTER, OF 79 FOUNTAIN ROAD (1911 CENSUS). AN APPRENTICE JOINER FOR UNDERTAKERS. HE WORKED FOR HIS FATHER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX PRIVATE, 22514, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 36276, 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED ON 03/04/1917, AGED 25. BURIED IN FRANCE AT ETAP […]
68 KELDGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN BEVERLEY, 1894. HIS PARENTS LIVED ABOVE. HE WAS WELL KNOWN IN HULL ON THE BILLINGSGATE AND HULL MARKETS. HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY. EX, 21852, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS, WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 09/04/1917, AGED 23. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER JANE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED, WITH HI […]
25 , LEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/04/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF CHARLES MARTEN CLARK & ELIZABETH CLARKE, OF 10 CAROLINE PLACE. (HDM 16/04/1917) AND 25 LEE STREET, HULL. SON OF A MASTER FRAME MAKER. HE WORKED FOR MESSRS, GOOD & MENZIES, ENGINEERS. EMPLOYED AS AN APPRENTICE PATTERN MAKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL PALS AS PRIVATE, 659, 10TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. SERVED IN E […]
35 FLEMINGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/10/1914
       
Aged
34
BORN HESSLE 1880. ENLISTED HULL. RESIDED BEVERLEY. SON OF GEORGE WILLIAM CLEMENTS (1850-1922) AND ALICE TINDALE (1857-1922). SON OF A TANNER'S LABOURER. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. HE WORKED AS A SHIP YARD LABOURER AND WAS A MEMBER OF THE INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS, A FRIENDLY SOCIETY. HE LIVED IN BEVERLEY. MARRIED KATE STAVELEY (1886-19 […]
37 , STRICKLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/01/1915
       
Aged
21
BORN HEBBURN, CO. DURHAM 30/05/1894. SON OF JOHN AND ISABELLA CLOUGH. ONE OF THREE SONS. BROTHER OF JOHN HENRY CLOUGH (1892-1963) AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN SUNDERLAND. A REGULAR SOLDIER. HE ARRIVED IN FRANCE ON 05/10/1914. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 10073, 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 24/01/1915, AGED 21. BURIED AT ST SEV […]
18 VINE TERRACE, BARNSLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/09/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF THOMAS WILLIAM AND ESTHER CRONK, AT THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). EX RECKITT'S WORKER. JOINED RECKITT'S ON 02/06/1913. ENLISTED AT HULL IN 1914. SERVED WITH 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 17/04/1915. ATTACHED TO THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. WOUNDED AT GIVENCHY. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 09/09/1916, AGED […]
, PAULL, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/08/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1895. LIVED PAULL. SON OF SEPTIMUS AND GEMMA DICKINSON. A LABOURER. ENLISTED AS PRIVATE, 22148, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 36204, 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 04/08/1917. BURIED AT BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY NO.3, BELGIUM.
14 WEST PARADE, SPRINGBANK, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
31/03/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF ROBERT & EUPHEMIA DUNHAM, OF THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL, IN THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 24/04/1917. HE IS BURIED AT HENIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE
26 , PORTLAND PLACE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/03/1918
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1881. SON OF HARRY & JENNIE ELLIS AT 65 DAY STREET HULL, AND 26 PORTLAND PLACE, PROSPECT STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). SON OF A CABINET MAKER. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 22/03/1918, AGED 37.HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER, HARRY. HIS BROTHER, […]
18 CLAREMONT TERRACE, DAY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/04/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF JOHN THOMAS & FANNY (TONG) FENTON. UPHOLSTERER. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 21ST APRIL 1917, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. * HIS BROTHER, JOHN FENTON, WAS KILLED AT HELLES. HIS PARENTS HAD LOST BOTH AND ONLY SONS. HIS NAME WAS RECORDED ON THE WAR MEMORIAL AT ST THOMAS CHURCH, CAMPBELL STREET, WH […]
48 , PRINCES AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/10/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF WILLIAM & MARY ANN FLINT, OF 85A VICTORIA AVENUE, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS) AND 46 PRINCES AVENUE, HULL (HDM 23/12/1916). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 20978, 3RD EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO "B" COMPANY, THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION ON 17/10/1917, AGED 23. HIS DEATH AND ADDRESS […]